retarding force


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Noun1.retarding force - the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
resistance - any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
sonic barrier, sound barrier - the increase in aerodynamic drag as an airplane approaches the speed of sound
windage - the retarding force of air friction on a moving object
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In the last one year, certain proactive steps by Government of India such as allocation of coal blocks through e- auction, rationalisation of fuel prices and expeditious clearance of projects have provided much- needed relief, however, the retarding force which was created by the market shrinkage of the last 3- 4 years continued to impact BHEL's operations for the second consecutive year.
of India such as allocation of coal blocks through e-auction, rationalization of fuel prices and expeditious clearance of projects has provided much needed relief, however, the retarding force which was created by the market shrinkage of the last 3-4 years continued to impact BHEL s operations for the second consecutive year.
Typically, a boxy trailer moving at highway speeds generates a turbulent wake that exerts a retarding force, or drag.
9 What word can be applied to a tedious person, or duty as well as meaning a retarding force, a movement made with a computer mouse button depressed, and women's clothes when worn by a man?
When braking, the pump/motor acts as a pump, absorbing energy from the driveline and imparting a retarding force on the drive wheels.